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Lead Mechanical Engineer (GFDS)

  • Salary: Up to £40000 per annum + benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Mechanical Engineering
  • Date posted: 21/08/2018
  • Job reference: J392167A

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Lead Mechanical Engineer - GFDS, manifiold, connection systems, subsea tenders, piping, risk mitigation, technical write-ups.

We are looking for a Lead Mechanical Engineer to join our team of consultants at Experis. Working on-site with one of our clients you will be responsible for reviewing and understanding client technical specifications, selecting suitable designs and producing technical information for cost generation.

Job role

The role of Lead Mech / Piping Engineer - GFDS is an important role within the business. The primary responsibility of the Application Engineering role is to support the technical contribution for pursuit of new subsea projects. The technical support function will execute subsea tenders/feeds/quotes on a global basis as and when required.

The Lead Engineer has the responsibility for reviewing and understanding client technical specifications, selecting suitable designs and producing technical information for cost generation. The Lead Engineer is heavily involved in writing technical data specifications for Manifold and Connection Systems for submission within the tenders and quotes, and conducting Piping Analysis required for same.

The key responsibilities of the Lead Mech / Piping Engineer is to support the commercial team in producing a viable commercial offering, understanding and mitigating risk, interfacing with project execution teams and finally acting as a front end technical ambassador for the Subsea ITO organisation.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with company and Industry specifications relating to the design and build of subsea equipment.
  • Minimise risk to the Health, Safety and Environmental impact as a result of the design, manufacture and operation of equipment
  • Take a lead role in the technical execution of Subsea tenders/feeds/quotes, ranging from system level offerings to individual orders.
  • Ensure compliance in the execution of the design taking direction from the proposal manager and the ITO Lead System Engineer, ensuring that the Subsea ITO Technical Process is adhered too, design reviews, CTRS, BOM's
  • Review of client technical specifications
  • Produce technical write-ups, Equipment Overview Sheets & Product Data Sheets.
  • Produce pricing BOM's
  • Review and execute clarifications within tender execution, pre-submittal and post-submittal
  • Work with ITO Subsea Designers for input into the execution of drawings for tenders, P&ID's, general assembly drawings
  • Interface with the Manifold and connection systems OTR Product and Projects group for technical support and approvals on design
  • Conduct analysis of the piping within the DFDS scope of work to ensure sizing, finish and specification is in accordance with requirements
  • Interface with the Manifold and connection systems Product platform for strategy understanding of design
  • Communicate with vendors for the supply of third party equipment
  • Communicate with peers in the sharing of knowledge

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 8 years of product and or Engineering design experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of industry experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of Product Design experience in Manifold and Connection Systems Engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in pipework design and supporting analysis
  • Product Design experience in Oilfield Drilling and/or Production Equipment.
  • Proven track record of achievement in previous roles.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills. Travel where required (nationally and internationally) for technical clarification meetings, presentations to clients
  • Ability and willingness to obtain passport and visas for international travel
  • Problem solving skills
  • Experience with development, set up and executing of Qualification and Reliability Testing

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience managing engineering programs though full life cycle
  • Previous experience in FEED/Tendering
  • Commercial and contracts experience
  • Effective Problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills


  • Location: Bristol (Aztec West)
  • Duration: permanent
  • Salary: £40,000


  • 22 days Holiday per annum
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Assisted Programme
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Childcare vouchers (Tax & NI free)

Please apply by submitting your CV.

Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.

Experis UK have partnerships with major clients across the UK spanning multiple industries; our approach is a very personal one, with both our clients and our own employees. We are passionate about training, technology and career development.

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